7 bedroom detached house for saleLansdowne Road, Budleigh Salterton, Devon
Offers in Excess of £1,250,000
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- Entrance Hall
- Four reception rooms
- Seven bedrooms
- Five bathrooms
- 5927 Sq ft
Built in the late 19th Century, this non-Listed house has original period features and spacious light rooms.
Moorcroft is an attractive property with large windows in the main reception which makes it a bright and airy family home. Over recent years the entire house and gardens have benefitted from substantial renovation of the highest quality across all floors. The ground floor accommodation comprises of a large entrance hall with a seating area and fireplace, a sitting room, drawing room, kitchen/breakfast room with an Aga, fitted wooden units and an island unit. A boot room with WC completes this floor.
The lower ground floor has a study, games room, utility room, larder/wine cellar with slate shelves and numerous stores, one housing the boilers, leading to the double garage and providing access to the garden and terrace. Upstairs on the first floor there are four bedrooms, two of them with ensuite bathrooms, with one currently being used as a dressing room for the master bedroom. The master bedroom has a spacious ensuite with a claw footed stand-alone bath and separate shower. On the second floor there are three further bedrooms all with ensuites.
Moorcroft is in a peaceful location in the popular town of Budleigh Salterton on the World Heritage East Devon coastline, known as the Jurassic Coast. The South West Coast Path is a 5 minute walk away.
Budleigh Salterton is situated on the World Heritage Jurassic Coast. The picturesque town has a 2 mile pebble beach and safe, clean bathing water, museum and friendly cafes, shops and pubs. It remains one of Devon's most unspoilt and charming towns. In the surrounding area are many gardens and golf courses with leisure facilities at nearby Woodbury Park. In the town there are many cultural activities to attract people of all ages including the popular annual festivals; literary, music, jazz and science. There is also a Film Society and Art Club with annual exhibition. For those enjoying sport there is an active tennis club with 5 well maintained courts. The nearby East Devon Golf Club has an active and thriving membership. Unusually the town has one of the oldest and most prestigious croquet clubs in Europe and this year hosted the annual European Golf Croquet Championship. The walking locally is excellent especially along the coastline and inland alongside the River Otter to Otterton Mill. Budleigh has a good secondary school and is about 16 miles from Colyton Grammar School. Private and state schools include St Peters at Lympstone and numerous more in Exeter.
Exeter, approximately 14 miles away is the most thriving city in the South West and offers a wide choice of cultural activities with the theatre, the museum, arts centre and a wealth of good shopping, including John Lewis, and restaurants. There is also a Waitrose supermarket in the city. Many primary and secondary schools can be found in Exeter including Exeter School and The Maynard whilst Exeter University is recognised as one of the best in the country. The M5 motorway at Exeter provides links to Bristol and London to the North and East. There are regular rail services to London Paddington and Waterloo from Newton Abbot and Exeter, and to London Paddington from Honiton. Exeter International Airport provides an ever increasing number of domestic and international flights including two flights a day to London City Airport.
The house is approached over a gravelled carriage drive with extensive parking and leading to two garages. There are lawned level gardens to the front and rear of the property with many established trees, shrubs and flower beds. To the side of the property are two terraces joined by steps down through tiered and productive flowering beds including lavender bushes. There is a lean to wood store to the rear of the garages.
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